Johns Hopkins and Maryland Earn Weekly Women’s Lacrosse Awards
March 6, 2018


Offensive Player of the Week 
Megan Whittle, Maryland
Sr. – A – Glenwood, Md. – McDonogh
• Scored 12 goals in a pair of wins for the Terrapins, including a career-high tying seven goals in a 21-12 win over UMBC
• Scored on nine of her 10 free position shots and also added two assists, four draw controls, two groundballs and caused one turnover
• The 2016-17 Academic All-Big Ten honoree earns her fourth career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor and the second of the season
• Last Maryland Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week: Megan Whittle (Feb. 20, 2018)

Defensive Player of the Week
Lizzie Colson, Maryland
So. – M – Manchester, Md. – Manchester Valley
• Led the Terrapins’ defensive efforts in two victories
• Tied the team-high with four groundballs and finished second on the team with seven draw controls
• Collects her second career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week plaudit and the second of the season
• Last Maryland Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week: Lizzie Colson (Feb. 13, 2018)

Freshman of the Week
Shelby Harrison, Johns Hopkins
M – Ocean City, Md. – St. Mary’s
• Led the Blue Jays at the draw circle, controlling 14 in Hopkins’ two games this week, also totaled one goal, three groundballs and caused a turnover
• Had a game-high six draws along with a pair of ground balls in the 19-0 shutout against Furman
• Earns her first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Johns Hopkins Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Maggie Schneidereith (March 7, 2017)

2018 Big Ten Women’s Lacrosse Players of the Week
Feb. 13
O: Selena Lasota, Jr., NU
D: Lizzie Colson, So., MD
F: Taylor Pinzone, NU

Feb. 20
O: Megan Whittle, Sr., MD
D: Regina Sharp, Jr., RU
F: Taralyn Naslonski, RU

Feb. 27
O: Katie O’Donnell, Sr., PSU
D: Julie Krupnick, Fr., NU
F: Maggie Kane, MICH

March 6
O: Megan Whittle, Sr., MD
D: Lizzie Colson, So., MD
F: Shelby Harrison, JHU